Artamus (Angroyan) cyanopterus (Latham, 1801)

Dusky Woodswallow

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The Dusky Woodswallow is medium sized and swallow -like, with a dark brown hue , but there have been instances where the bird has appeared grey . They have a black patch in front of the eyes , and grey (sometimes also black) wings with white streaks on them. The Dusky Woodswallow has a black, white-tipped tail with a silver underwing. ... source: Wikipedia

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Record a Sighting


Compiled distribution map

Occurence records map



Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia ( and Birdlife Australia (